Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Carnival at Harrington Road on 27th August 2017

East West Center for Counselling took part in the Carnival by the Harrington Road Association at MCC School on 27th August 2017. The art activity conducted by the counsellors for the children was appreciated well by the young artists.

Monday, August 21, 2017

Counselling SkillsTtraining Workshop from 25th to 27th September 2017 at Harrington Road

Counselling Skills Training Workshop

Dates: 25th - 27th September 2017 (Monday to Wednesday)

Time: 9am - 4pm

Venue: East West Center for Counselling and Training,
             No: 14, 2nd Avenue, Harrington Road, Chetpet, Chennai

Who can attend this training?

Our objective is to train individuals and organisations who are already implementing counselling services.

This training will be helpful as a refresher workshop for those who have been trained before. Anyone who has the aptitude and training in counselling. 

The counselling skills workshop is to give people a practical exposure to counselling. Many people have a degree/ diploma or have an academic training in counselling, but do not know the practical application. 

At the end of the training participants will receive a certificate and feel more confident because of the hands on experience in practice.

How do we train?

We use participatory learning techniques - Role plays, exercises, case discussions, Group discussion, video presentations and discussions.  

12 participants only. 

Fees: Early Birds - Rs. 6000 including GST

After September 1st - Rs. 6500 including GST

 So come join us at Harrington Road, Chennai

Call Us to Register: 98847 00135 / 98847 00104; 

Session for Chennai Counsellors Foundation on 20th August 2017

Our Director lead a session on "Human sexuality through childhood and adolescence" on 20 August 2017. 

The session was well received by 20 participants who were training on counsellor training programme run by Chennai counsellors Foundation.

Here are some pictures of the same.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017


A one day workshop on "Peer Counselling Training", was facilitated  by Ms. Magdalene Jeyarathnam on 16th August at our office in Harrington Road, Chetpet, Chennai. The workshop was attended by 14 members, some of whom were a part of organisations such as Nirangal, Aram Seivom, Sahodaran, Chennai Adaikalam Trust and Thozhi.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Diploma in Expressive Arts Therapy (DEAT) 2017 - 2018

From WCC and East West Center for Counselling and Training
Admissions open for Expressive Arts therapy Course Batch 7 – 2017 to 2018: Course Requirement is as follows:
  • The course is taught in English, students applying have to understand, read and speak English fairly well, if not the student needs to let us know how she/ he plans to write assignments etc.
  • 100% Class attendance
  • All students agree to do 40 hours of personal therapy with a therapist of their own choice.
  • Completions of all assignments, and project work. All this is graded and the grade will appear on your certificate.
  • Students get supervision either by skype / direct meetings with an assigned supervisor
  • Students write and pass an ethics examination which is a written exam
4th to 15th December 2017
9.30 AM to 4.30 PM
No class on the weekend 
5th to 16th February 2018
9.30 AM to 4.30 PM 
No class on the weekend 
2nd to 13th April 2018
9.30 AM to 4.30 PM
No class on the weekend 
2nd to 13th July 2018
9.30 AM to 4.30 PM
No class on the weekend

At the end of the course:
  • Students will receive a Joint diploma certificate from East West Center for Counselling and Training and Women’s Christian College
  • A certificate from The World Storytelling Institute
  • A certificate from Indian Institute of Psychodrama

How do you apply?
  • Please check if you are eligible to apply. (Scroll down for eligibility criteria) If in doubt please feel free to call 9884700104/ 9884700135

Please request application form on our
Email id: info@centerforcounselling.org
Fill in your application form and attach relevant documentation and post it with a cheque in favor of “East West Center for Counselling and Trg Pvt Ltd” for Rs 500.
  • You will hear from us within a week. If you are admitted into the programme you will have to pay the first instalment of fees immediately to book your seat. Total number of seats is 20. We have students from different parts of India and abroad applying for this course. Fees once paid is not refundable as we are securing the seat and cannot take any more students.
Who are the teachers of this course?
Teachers are registered and practicing therapists, professors from colleges/ universities from different parts of the world.
What are the components we cover in this course?
Psychodrama, Art therapy, Dance/ movement therapy, storytelling as therapy, Music therapy, Counselling, and Expressive Arts Therapy.
This is a 14 credits course. You will cover 300 hours class work, 50 hours in assignments, 70 hours on your project, 10 hours of supervision and 40 hours of personal therapy. This is a total of 470 hours.
How much is the course fee?
Tuition fees, supervision fees, field visit fees, association membership fees, course materials Rs. 1,10,000/- Students have to pay this in two or three installments.
Who can apply?
If you are working in an NGO, if you are already working with children – ( special educators, Montessori teachers)or working as a health care professional (doctors, psychiatrists, nurses, psychologists, social workers, counsellors, HR professionals, Corporate Trainers, Life Coaches. This training will enable you to perform your work with more tools. This is not an Art based Therapy course this is Expressive Arts therapy and we expect students who are applying to have some academic or arts competence.
You should have completed a Master’s degree but if you are graduate it has to be in fine arts, psychology or Social work. If you do not have the necessary educational qualification we will consider your experience if that is relevant.
Men and women are eligible to be apply, since most alternate therapy courses have a lot of women candidates, male candidates are encouraged to apply.
Please write to us or call us details above, if you need further clarification.
For Registration Click here
Phone: 9884700135 / 9884700104

Expressive Arts Therapy Workshop, 14 & 15th August 2017

Who is Eligible ?

          This Training will be helpful for anyone working with Children - Mentors, School Social Workers, Psychotherapists, Creative Art Therapists, Teachers, NGO Workers, Counsellors, Psychological Counsellors, Educators, Coaches, and Trainers.

Fees: Rs. 4500 including GST

 So come join us at Harrington Road, Chennai

For Workshop With Magdalene Jeyarathnam
Call Us to Register: 98847 00135 / 98847 00124